Call for interest: would you like to contribute to the EIP-AGRI as a temporary consultant for the EIP-AGRI Service Point?
The EIP-AGRI Service Point is looking for coordinating experts for a number of workshops, seminars and Focus Groups, and main facilitators for workshops and seminars on a range of topics (see below). If you are interested then please complete this application form and submit your Europass CV.
The deadline for applications is 9 December 2019, 23:59 hrs Brussels time.
The topics of the activities can cover a wide range of issues related to the agricultural productivity and sustainability.
In particular, topics envisaged for activities in 2020 include:
Combining wildlife with improving agricultural production
Growing industrial crops for non-food use, while not replacing food crops
Reducing the use of plastics in agriculture
Interactive innovation for the challenges of the forestry sector
Sustainable management of soils for soil health and climate change
Sustainable beef production
Climate-smart (sub)tropical food crops in the EU outermost regions and the continental EU: crop diversification and integrated crop-livestock systems to make farming systems more climate resilient and economically viable
New strategies towards carbon-neutral agriculture
Capacity building and digitisation:
Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems (AKIS) under the Common Agricultural Policy 2021 – 2027.
Coordinating experts should have a very good EU-wide knowledge of the topic for which they are applying. They are contracted by the EIP-AGRI Service Point, and they will be required to draft documents in English on their topics of expertise. The text should be easy to read and clear for non-expert professionals. They should also be able to effectively communicate and interact in English. They will work with experts from different backgrounds and contribute to designing interactive meetings. They will also be required to draft the final report within the agreed timeframe.
Main facilitators for EIP-AGRI events contracted by the EIP-AGRI Service Point will be required to cooperate with the organising team to draft the programme for the event, to act as main moderator in plenary sessions and as one of the facilitators in breakout sessions. They will also be requested to guide the team of facilitators prior to, and during the event. Finally, they may also be requested to be the main contributor to the final report of the event.